Four LeT militants including a arrested militant Showkat Ahmad Sheikh were killed in a gunfight at Chandigam area of Lolab in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday.
Kashmir Zone Police tweeted, ”02 more militants including militant Showkat got neutralised (total 04). Incriminating materials, arms & ammunition recovered. Search going on. Further details shall follow.”
The gunfight had ensued yesterday on Sunday between militants and government forces.
The Kashmir Zone Police tweeted on Sunday, “During search of hideouts, hiding militants fired upon joint search parties and our team also retaliated, in which one militant got killed. The arrested militant also got trapped. Encounter in progress. Further details shall follow.” (GNS)